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Off The Hook (2600 Magazine)
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An edition of "The Fifth Corner." This is mostly a show about noncommercial radio, focusing on stations like WFMU, WUSB, WPKN, WPBX, and incursions by NPR stations like WSHU. The beginning of the show is devoted to trying to make a phone call to Albania. Rop from Amsterdam is the guest., An edition of "The Fifth Corner." This is mostly a show about noncommercial radio, focusing on stations like WFMU, WUSB, WPKN, WPBX, and incursions by NPR stations like WSHU. The beginning...
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Claude has trouble getting into the building, Emmanuel gets a much dreaded letter from Voicestream, the history of Voicestream's free international roaming feature, Jim reports on a local Voicestream store that threw private customer information into the street, a story in Wired links 2600 to a "cyanide anarchist" in Chicago, the DMCA may require webcasters to pay a fee for every song and every listener, the CBDTPA, why Emmanuel is reluctant to identify the music played on the show,...
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An error tone, a look back at the turbulent events of a year ago at the station, an example of why Sprint really exists, live coverage of the first Local Advisory Board meeting at the station in over a year, Errol tells what's going on at the meeting, a screening of "Freedom Downtime" is scheduled for New York City, Emmanuel gets into an accident right before the show, trying to sell the WBAI security system, a news story about "terrorist hackers," a tale of horror from a...
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The fundraiser is postponed due to the war hearings, Kevin Mitnick will be on next week, more on the upcoming eleven digit dialing plan in New York, some new and stupid features from T-Mobile, why Emmanuel probably won't be with Sprint PCS much longer, the frustration of DSL service going down, some retail stores will soon require fingerprints from their customers, a high price for a 2600-related domain name, a lawyer offers to start a 2600-related cybersquatting lawsuit, a new way record...
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A company on Long Island is threatened with a virus from another company, more cameras in England, Emmanuel finds a cable system in Virginia with 119 channels, AOL goes 9600. Listen for Emmanuel almost giving out the phone number for a different radio station., A company on Long Island is threatened with a virus from another company, more cameras in England, Emmanuel finds a cable system in Virginia with 119 channels, AOL goes 9600. Listen for Emmanuel almost giving out the phone number for a...
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Announcements of what's coming up in this night of fundraising, a scheduling snafu prevented the show from being on last week, a "terrorist threat" closes off streets in lower Manhattan, the color remains yellow, Autojack is back in San Diego, H2K2 promises to be bigger and more coordinated than previous conferences, Geoff comments on last weekend's Dayton Hamvention, the CARP recommendations are rejected by the Librarian of Congress, a magic marker can be used to defeat new copy...
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The decision comes down in the DeCSS appeal and 2600 loses, how the media continues to get the story wrong, how the DMCA is inconveniencing people, new powers sought for agents seeking wiretaps and information on individuals, the USA Patriot Act forces merchants to report "suspicious" transactions, defaced web pages cause controversy, a major invention is announced and Emmanuel expresses doubts over it, the Telezapper is scrutinized, a librarian explains the process of destroying...
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The show is given an additional hour at the last minute for fundraising, Emmanuel has a misadventure with a CD and a Mac, an excerpt from Steve Rambam's talk on privacy at H2K, a special offer of all 2600 back issues from 1984 on, an excerpt from the hacktivism panel at H2K featuring Reid Fleming, Oxblood, and Shapeshifter, some talk of Napster's future, Kevin Mitnick gives an update on his progress including his new radio show on KFI and his views on Napster, Emmanuel opens the phone lines to...
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AOL announces a takeover of Netscape, Rop and Izaac offer analysis, Barry from Holland asks for help from the listeners in identifying a strange radio signal, the difference in scanner laws between the United States and Europe, Emmanuel identifies the mysterious theme for last week's Y2K feature, what the "Free Kevin" movement really stands for, Alexis Rosen from Panix describes their debut of DSL service in the New York area, Emmanuel tries to come up with a better way of saying WWW,...
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The first fundraising show in quite a while and the first one ever that went out over the net. Lazlow from commercial radio stops by to outline the differences between WBAI and commercial radio, hypocrisy in U.S. policy towards Yugoslavia, attempting to place a live call to Yugoslavia, an interview with Duska of B92 in Yugoslavia that focuses on the history and future of B92 as well as how the bombings are affecting the people, AT&T possibly blocking all calls to Yugoslavia, a critique of...
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Massive UN events in New York this week, Emmanuel reports on Toorcon and the second showing of "Freedom Downtime," more thoughts on the DeCSS case decision, Emmanuel and Izaac debate what is wrong with the United Nations, abuses of WIPO, Radio Shack's Cuecat causes controversy with reverse engineering, Phiber Optik explains the story behind his not being hired at @stake, revisionism at Hacker News Network, how Black Hat and Defcon contribute to this attitude, Kevin Mitnick gives his...
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The Michelangelo Virus. Debunking the myths. This was part of a special two hour show where Emmanuel and Phiber stayed on for the "Personal Computer Show" to talk about this issue. Only the first hour exists here., The Michelangelo Virus. Debunking the myths. This was part of a special two hour show where Emmanuel and Phiber stayed on for the "Personal Computer Show" to talk about this issue. Only the first hour exists here.
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Croatian hackers break into the Pentagon, Radio Shack's Family Radio Service, trying yet again to get E-Z Pass info, Emmanuel reports on BellSouth DCS rates and how New York PCS rates are too high, the Moldova rip-off, an AOL caller talks about wares., Croatian hackers break into the Pentagon, Radio Shack's Family Radio Service, trying yet again to get E-Z Pass info, Emmanuel reports on BellSouth DCS rates and how New York PCS rates are too high, the Moldova rip-off, an AOL caller talks about...
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Calling the Bellcore Tiger Team and hacking their voice mail, Spyline products, Bernie S. remains in prison, the theory is presented that the Secret Service is keeping him imprisoned to impede his federal appeal, Kevin Mitnick is offered a ridiculous deal by the government, Vietnamese Internet rules, Secret Service codenames, Emmanuel not going to New York City meetings for a while., Calling the Bellcore Tiger Team and hacking their voice mail, Spyline products, Bernie S. remains in prison, the...
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Confuse The Operator: Emmanuel tries to find the cheapest long distance rate, a warning to avoid long distance companies for regional calls, Metrocard rate reductions rumored, a town on Long Island outlaws payphones, some new bugs are discovered for Sendmail and Pipelines., Confuse The Operator: Emmanuel tries to find the cheapest long distance rate, a warning to avoid long distance companies for regional calls, Metrocard rate reductions rumored, a town on Long Island outlaws payphones, some...
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Registrations for H2K start coming in, the latest in the low power FM saga including the two major opponents to new radio stations: NAB and NPR, CBS and Viacom announce a merger, Kevin Mitnick is reportedly transferred to Lompoc, the FCC objects to phone companies invading the privacy of individuals, AT&T sends Emmanuel an unrequested Mastercard, AT&T's 700 and 500 service is scheduled to be discontinued, a number is discovered to check the regional carrier assigned to a phone number,...
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A lawsuit is filed against NSA by EPIC concerning monitoring U.S. citizens, more Y2K hysteria, the Kyl bill is introduced which calls for suspending net access in certain cases as if it were a privilege, an overview of last week's coverage of the Seattle riots including a 15 minute sound collage of pieces obtained over the Internet containing some very dramatic firsthand accounts (listen for the sound of an NGO representative being grabbed by the police while he's explaining things to a small...
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Emmanuel discusses his trip to Summercon the previous week, problems with mall guards in St. Louis concerning the infamous baseball cap incident, a border crossing nightmare from Canada, the MOD indictments, phone taps used on hackers for the first time, ominous forebodings. This is definitely a show with some very strong material., Emmanuel discusses his trip to Summercon the previous week, problems with mall guards in St. Louis concerning the infamous baseball cap incident, a border crossing...
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2600 releases information on White House pager traffic, ABC News covers the story, Pam talks about why she put the actual data on her web page, Bernie S. offers insight into how such things are done, spam victim Dylan discusses what Internet users can do to fight junk email., 2600 releases information on White House pager traffic, ABC News covers the story, Pam talks about why she put the actual data on her web page, Bernie S. offers insight into how such things are done, spam victim Dylan...
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Problems getting to the studio on time, Emmanuel wonders if he broke the law by intentionally parking at a broken meter, the local contact for Homeland Security, a mysterious car marked "internal intelligence," the latest with Jim and the MTA, feedback on "Freedom Downtime," bad news from Canada in the DSS world, how the April 1st redirect was accomplished, thoughts on noncommercial radio, how the FM dial could be greatly expanded, a question about the allocation of digital...
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A different intro for a show commemorating the victory at the interim Pacifica National Board meeting where the station was restored to the previous administration, Anthony intros a piece from "Democracy Now!" that reports on the changes, the fired and banned are returned, an excerpt from the national board meeting vote which got rid of the old regime, Errol Maitland returns to the WBAI airwaves, Mimi Rosenberg talks of being fired and banned, how the entire network will be affected,...
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A song about sickness, the Leonid meteor shower proves to be spectacular, how astronomy proves that nothing at all matters, Mike gets a form letter from President Bush, Emmanuel gets a 3.5 cents a minute prepaid calling card and uses it to call Bernie S., some weird WIPO logic in the awarding of vivendisucks.com to Vivendi Universal, an update on the Nancy Oden Green Party story and how it's been represented, more instances of airport security stupidity, questions as to just who the National...
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The New York Times comes out against net censorship, Emmanuel gets mail from a militia group, monitoring cameras supposedly coming to American cities, the drive to get Bernie S. a television set, Emmanuel plays with the Service Merchandise customer database, ACLU court challenge to the CDA coming up on May 10, the V chip and the tremendous amount of ratings it will entail, Bernie S. is accused of having children by his prison., The New York Times comes out against net censorship, Emmanuel gets...
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The final show before the H2K2 conference, Cheshire Catalyst reminisces about the registration desk at the first HOPE conference, Emmanuel and Ben reveal how the original name was conceived, Barry the Key talks about an adventure in his airplane to the States, Porkchop talks about the crazy building situation downstairs, Bernie S. talks about the monumental adventure with FedEx trying to get the registration badges delivered, Emmanuel's experience with a maxed out credit card that almost led to...
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More than $5000 was raised last week, an update on premiums, a speaker list for H2K2 is imminent, one listener who will be going to tremendous trouble to get to H2K2, a parody White House site, terrorists fail to blow up the Statue of Liberty, a plan to install cameras in airplanes, Interview Magazine seeks hackers, clarification on the copying policy with "Freedom Downtime," a listener writes in about a secret project called Quantum Harmony, yottabits, more on MCI's "The...
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The theme music is missing as Emmanuel is delayed getting into the station, the RSA patent is set to expire, problems with PGP, the DeCSS song is banned from mp3.com for "offensive lyrics," Emmanuel imposes a three month moratorium on calls from Rebel, a new warning from CERT, the National Association of Broadcasters meets in the Bay Area, a debate on the upcoming presidential debates, a call to the Commission on Presidential Debates and Anheuser-Busch, the FCC mandates copy control...
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A combination of technical blunders, the first show in three weeks with a great deal of ground to cover, a report on the release of Kevin Mitnick on January 21, the weirdness of Lompoc, what it was like to visit Kevin on his last day of prison, Bernie S. discusses what it's really like inside, Kevin to do his first live interview on next week's show, Macki describes how 2600 people wound up ushering the press around Lompoc on the day of Kevin's release, the difficulty of finding a place to read...
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An anonymous remailer in Finland is shut down by Interpol at the behest of the Church of Scientology, raids taking place around the country focusing on cellular info and money laundering, more on the Jake Baker story, a barrage of media coverage, an upcoming "60 Minutes" piece, the Shimomura connection to the Kevin Mitnick capture. Dave Harrison, a longtime friend of Mitnick's, is the guest. The infamous Netcom credit card file and evidence that it was widely available last year, the...
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The show was preempted for the last two weeks, why this was especially frustrating, listener feedback on the preemptions, how airtime isn't being shared fairly at the station, why moving to the Internet isn't the answer, the color code for the nation changes to orange, speculation as to whether there was previous knowledge about the World Trade Center attacks, Emmanuel's experience on the first train to the rebuilt stations, Metrocard tampering is now considered forgery, information on the...
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Telco horror stories from around the country, trying to get the country code for McDonald and Heard Islands near Australia, a progress report from Walter on the efforts to duplicate a Metrocard, a listener supporter from Philadelphia, Emmanuel rants against commercial cable networks and radio, Phiber phones in from prison with Ira who talks about his case. Also: domains with no people, the CIA World Facts database., Telco horror stories from around the country, trying to get the country code...
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Emmanuel's crossbar switch is scheduled to cut over at the end of the month, a new 2600 meeting in Los Angeles is announced for a total of four, a new form of AT&T itemization is mistaken by many for a free calling card, TRW getting more info on people, mention of hacker raids, the potential privacy violations of Caller ID., Emmanuel's crossbar switch is scheduled to cut over at the end of the month, a new 2600 meeting in Los Angeles is announced for a total of four, a new form of AT&T...
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An unauthorized change of address, New York Telephone to be dismantled by the end of the month, playing Caller ID data, Phiber gets some of his equipment back from the Secret Service and finds out where he's going, Phiber winds up in court with the World Trade Center bombers., An unauthorized change of address, New York Telephone to be dismantled by the end of the month, playing Caller ID data, Phiber gets some of his equipment back from the Secret Service and finds out where he's going, Phiber...
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This show took place when a NASA spacecraft disappeared mysteriously. Scanning live on the air, governmental privacy issues, an unsuccessful playing of the full theme, the move towards local phone companies, long distance companies, and cable companies all offering the same services, Emmanuel's trick of getting the time from the phone company for free. Marc Rotenberg of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility is the guest., This show took place when a NASA spacecraft disappeared...
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Problems with emergency computers in Suffolk County, the first use of Emmanuel's brain wave analogy, a promo for next week's special morning show, Emmanuel gets ripped off on new phone features., Problems with emergency computers in Suffolk County, the first use of Emmanuel's brain wave analogy, a promo for next week's special morning show, Emmanuel gets ripped off on new phone features.
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Calling MCI foreign operators, more ISDN tips, Phiber defends NYNEX voice mail, another ANI number, Bernie S. appears at Pumpcon and is trying to put his life back together, Secret Service Agent Tom Varney intent on putting Bernie away again, a new NYNEX flat rate regional plan is rumored to exist, Phiber and Emmanuel argue over the pronunciation of Linux, Emmanuel's call waiting tone changes out of the blue, Bernie S. talks about assimilating to the real world, it's revealed that Bernie was...
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An extended show. Announcement of a schedule change which will move "Off The Hook" to Tuesday nights at 8 starting October 3rd, Bernie S. forced to plead guilty since the statute as phrased defines his possession of technology as a crime, Emmanuel reports on a hacker infiltrator who wound up making a hacker documentary while he was working for the Secret Service which later prompts the true organizers of the documentary to call into the show, a replaying of the writers' panel from...
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An extended program. The Secret Service puts Bernie S. back in prison, an interview with authors Jon Littman and Jeff Goodell. Topics include the Kevin Mitnick saga, Tsutomu Shimomura, John Markoff, persecution of hackers, and President Clinton's Social Security Number. Joker talks about escape.com. There was an incredible amount of confusion at the beginning of the show which resulted in periods of dead air and recorded announcements being repeated numerous times. This was because of problems...
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The FCC approves the Bell Atlantic takeover of NYNEX, talk of Liberty Cable/RCN and the FX network, a survey of NYNEX operators, Emmanuel gets his first Omnipoint bill, why certain parts of the city have weird GSM problems, Emmanuel reaches a credit limit with American Express, AT&T responds to the 10321 people, a report on Nextel, Emmanuel and Phiber debate over Omnipoint features and flaws., The FCC approves the Bell Atlantic takeover of NYNEX, talk of Liberty Cable/RCN and the FX...
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Hacked.net shuts down, an Israeli hacker takes credit for February's Pentagon intrusions, comparing alternative local phone companies, the whitehose.com and whitehouse.com websites, concern over video camera surveillance, Emmanuel tries to get a secret phone number out of Omnipoint and has a conversation with himself, an Elvis phone company recording, revelation of a scam involving fraudulent Omnipoint accounts and the dangers of giving out Social Security Numbers to phone companies.,...
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The first show from the new Wall Street studios, a brand new telephone number, a new local phone company (TCG instead of Bell Atlantic), an explanation of some of the new charges that are appearing on all phone bills, Bell Atlantic offers to "protect" customer privacy, Izaac relates his PCS nightmare in Atlanta and Emmanuel smashes his phone, a new offer from Sprint PCS, Emmanuel demonstrates how it's possible to appear to spoof Caller ID on Omnipoint phones, Sprint unveils a $2...
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NSI sends predictable passwords out in cleartext and allows anyone to login as anyone else without a password, highlights of some of the email that was world readable, a major scandal is revealed as Emmanuel demonstrates a hospital dictation system with no passwords that allows anyone to hear private information on patients through a toll-free number, a challenge to the mass media to actually cover this story, information on name.space, how the phone companies rip people off on local payphone...
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The last show until November, the tenth anniversary of "Off The Hook," Emmanuel is frustrated by the many new charges on phone bills, AT&T deceives consumers with its One Rate Plus program, the attempt to remove long distance charges from a line with no long distance, Bell Atlantic introduces Private Reach Service which enables unlisted numbers to be called, broad new surveillance legislation is passed behind closed doors, another setback for Kevin Mitnick, hackers get blamed for...
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Emmanuel and friends cause commotion at the debut of unlimited use Metrocards by giving away subway rides, the campaign against "Takedown" intensifies, reader mail, Emmanuel has trouble finding a copy of "The Fugitive Game" to give to Skeet Ulrich who appears to have moved away, a meeting is announced to plan a demonstration against Miramax, a full list of contact numbers and addresses, a new action alert is released, Netweasel debates a caller on hacker ethics, more plans...
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Emmanuel returns and tells how the filming turned out, the race to meet Hurricane Bonnie in Wilmington, how Waffle House rescued the crew from the hurricane, how the "Takedown" crew was tracked down, what happened when Emmanuel and crew tried to interview the "Takedown" people, life under a curfew in Wilmington, Bryan and Exceed describe the life-risking adventure on the Hollywood hills, Porkchop and Fill add perspective to the entire trip, a letter from Julia Menapace tells...
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Report from the Trenton Computer Festival, new federal guidelines may affect websites, a tale of a true criminal, questions about the loss figures in the Mitnick case hit the national media, further details on the upcoming "Free Kevin" demonstrations, Emmanuel and Izaac get into an impromptu debate on trenchcoats and school uniforms, a three hour special is announced for the upcoming WBAI fundraiser. ,
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The MTV web page is NOT hacked, an Internet child pornography ring is shut down, Emmanuel calls a long distance verification number for LCI that produces a recording of the customer agreeing to sign up, Freddy the Phone Fraud Fox makes local appearances, a new type of phone fraud called cramming is introduced, Bell Atlantic three-way calling scam., The MTV web page is NOT hacked, an Internet child pornography ring is shut down, Emmanuel calls a long distance verification number for LCI that...
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Al Gore makes an incredibly foolish statement concerning the Internet, AT&T tries to convince Emmanuel to switch his phone line over with a $100 check, Sprint and American Express offer unlimited long distance dialing for a fee with a possible catch, a company advertises hacker backpacks but misrepresents what hackers are, Emmanuel discusses a power loss due to a storm, the FCC chairman tries to dispel rumors about FCC regulation of the Internet, a Y2K scam, Emmanuel violates an explicit...
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Robert Thomas of the Amateur Action BBS is convicted by a court in Tennessee, rumors of a national ID card announcement, ATM charges, Rebel's phone tape, a New York City police auction, Roman Kazan of Escape talks about a new proposal to make ISPs pay an additional $10,000 a year, a new caller talks about Citibank phones and offers services as an MTA employee, corrections about the Metrocard., Robert Thomas of the Amateur Action BBS is convicted by a court in Tennessee, rumors of a national ID...
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Technology refuses to cooperate with the opening of the show, Emmanuel appeals to listeners to support the station in the upcoming fundraiser and gives certain scenarios that could unfold, lyrics of "The Internationale" carry special meaning, Bibleman is in the news, a scary bit of technology is employed for the Super Bowl where people's faces were compared with a central crime database as they passed through turnstiles, dramatically expanded security measures are put in place near...
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More dark and sinister tales of hackers with no real details, an Iowa student hacker is sentenced for an unbelievable crime, a "news" report from a Brussels security conference, Emmanuel decides to get DSS, Scott Skinner talks about DVDs and the future as well as such things as the distinctions between CD ROMs and CD-Rs., More dark and sinister tales of hackers with no real details, an Iowa student hacker is sentenced for an unbelievable crime, a "news" report from a...
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A British hacker invades the Defense Department, the Chaos Communication Congress, calling an FBI hotline to catch spies and Russian mobsters, Brock Meeks talks about changes in the EFF and the recent Compuserve controversy over the GIF standard. Also: David LaMacchia is cleared of all charges, the station receives an emergency interrupt, the new carrier access code formats begin to work, and a caller demonstrates his own version of voice dialing. The show is preempted next week., A British...
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An edition of "The Fifth Corner." Emmanuel's car adventure, a telephone company nightmare, trying to dial 950s through the operator, getting the time from the operator, the Robert Morris trial, playing with New York Telephone's new automated collect service, a problem with the WBAI phone system. Bob Fass follows., An edition of "The Fifth Corner." Emmanuel's car adventure, a telephone company nightmare, trying to dial 950s through the operator, getting the time from the...
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A "Trainspotting" spoof, Department of Justice web page hacked, Bernie S. sent to max for 19 days as a result of the fax and files a grievance resulting in retribution, Secret Service agent Tom Varney is targeted for protest at the Democratic Convention in Chicago and claims not to know what's happening with Bernie S., Confuse The Operator: calling a voice activated machine at Chase, Bernie S. calls from a new facility with a full report, Emmanuel gets a useless NYNEX calling card and...
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The press seems to start taking an interest in the Bernie S. case, the public is encouraged to attend the next hearing, Bernie S. develops bronchitis, the Internet to be shut down for 24 hours on February 29, calling the 710 area code, Rebel talks about his trip down south and advertises his website, Emmanuel's payphone experience at the New Jersey/Pennsylvania border, trouble with the outro., The press seems to start taking an interest in the Bernie S. case, the public is encouraged to attend...
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Major problems getting a call from Bernie S. who was mysteriously transferred from Northampton County to Bucks County - a harsher place, a release date of July 12 seems likely although May 30 would be the right date if a 41 day credit is applied as ordered by the judge, the possibility also exists that he could be held until 1998, the Secret Service responds to the 2600 website, NYNEX appears to have stopped billing for long distance companies, concern for possible mistreatment of Bernie at...
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A preview of next week's ADSL show and an explanation of the differences between it and ISDN, Emmanuel tries to send email and get weather forecasts live through Omnipoint, trying to get nationwide directory assistance, a federal judge rules against encryption restrictions, a hacker pleads guilty, a new book called "@Large" is released, a new area code (347) is announced for Brooklyn., A preview of next week's ADSL show and an explanation of the differences between it and ISDN,...
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The second show to be broadcast live over RealAudio, Manos the Technician updates the listeners, calls from around the country, Emmanuel to visit Atlanta, an update on MCI and AT&T local service, trying to reach Phiber, a subway sign is hacked in New York, how Beyond HOPE will differ from other hacker conferences, DVD update., The second show to be broadcast live over RealAudio, Manos the Technician updates the listeners, calls from around the country, Emmanuel to visit Atlanta, an update...
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This was the first edition of "Off The Hook" after a number of preemptions and, from this point on, the program was supposed to be on every two weeks. Topics include the sentencing of the LOD hackers in Atlanta, the victimization of Robert Riggs, and Staten Island voice mail hacking. The guest is Sheldon Zenner (Craig Neidorf's lawyer)., This was the first edition of "Off The Hook" after a number of preemptions and, from this point on, the program was supposed to be on every...
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Germany unifies its country code, a plane crash in Amsterdam hits close to friends, the 911 system in Toronto "crippled," New York Telephone announces "Call ID" which debuts in New York next month, getting a phone in China, the death of the 718-762 #1 crossbar. Listen for Claude the engineer backing into the transmitter control., Germany unifies its country code, a plane crash in Amsterdam hits close to friends, the 911 system in Toronto "crippled," New York...
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The HOPE conference is scheduled for this weekend, a New York Times article says there may be less Internet users than originally thought, Billsf discusses the difference between switches in Europe and America, more NYNEX stupidity, getting rates for calls to Marisat and seeing just how phenomenally expensive they are, 1-800-CNN-TALK goes to a wrong number, CU-SeeMe, Razor discusses the White House phone system., The HOPE conference is scheduled for this weekend, a New York Times article says...
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The New Scientist article on HOPE, alt.2600 targeted, tracking a spammer, plans for an Echo celebration of New Year's., The New Scientist article on HOPE, alt.2600 targeted, tracking a spammer, plans for an Echo celebration of New Year's.
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A lousy story in the Philadelphia City Paper, Compuserve to offer Internet service, Agent Steal captured, Phiber is live on the phone for the first time from prison - his release date is set for November 22. Rop from Amsterdam is also on hand., A lousy story in the Philadelphia City Paper, Compuserve to offer Internet service, Agent Steal captured, Phiber is live on the phone for the first time from prison - his release date is set for November 22. Rop from Amsterdam is also on hand.
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500 area code update, getting info on a fictitious number, a demonstration of People Mover, Ed from Long Island has a misadventure with Metrocard, Brock Meeks on the latest Clipper controversy and his legal defense, details on the Matt Blaze compromising of the Clipper system. The beginning of this show is missing., 500 area code update, getting info on a fictitious number, a demonstration of People Mover, Ed from Long Island has a misadventure with Metrocard, Brock Meeks on the latest Clipper...
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A song is released about *69, an MCI employee is arrested in a fraud scheme, the House of Windsor Collection scandal, Phiber calls in from prison, Roman Kazan calls from Unix Expo, Emmanuel discusses going to Argentina next week. There is no show next week., A song is released about *69, an MCI employee is arrested in a fraud scheme, the House of Windsor Collection scandal, Phiber calls in from prison, Roman Kazan calls from Unix Expo, Emmanuel discusses going to Argentina next week. There is...
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Phiber and Emmanuel both get ISDN, Xenophile is threatened by law enforcement for speaking out on the Bernie S. case, Phiber tries to explain the World Wide Web to Rebel, an 800 sex line is suspected of billing callers., Phiber and Emmanuel both get ISDN, Xenophile is threatened by law enforcement for speaking out on the Bernie S. case, Phiber tries to explain the World Wide Web to Rebel, an 800 sex line is suspected of billing callers.
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Review of the NYNEX "Magic of ISDN" display on New Year's Eve, prediction of "Atlantic NYNEX," new custom calling features, Bernie S. update, quotes from "Takedown," escape.com retort to bad publicity., Review of the NYNEX "Magic of ISDN" display on New Year's Eve, prediction of "Atlantic NYNEX," new custom calling features, Bernie S. update, quotes from "Takedown," escape.com retort to bad publicity.
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New "secure" postal barcodes, the dangers of laser pointers (Vinnie's tale), the Bell Atlantic merger is approved, an area code quiz, overlay area codes to go into effect in 240, 443, 410, 301, the potential for overlays in the 212/646 split, calling test numbers for new area codes, the future of 311 and 711, 611 changing numbers, comparing services in New York and New Jersey, shopping for a cordless phone, billing numbers by fooling ANI, the cost of overseas information., New...
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First new show in three weeks. Emmanuel reports on Defcon and Las Vegas, the Los Angeles 2600 meeting, 1-800-54NYNEX, Phiber tries to stretch time, the Pepsi fighter jet controversy, the lack of airport security, Phiber's theory on Flight 800, Rob Bernstein from Internet Underground is introduced to the Bernie S. case and tells how his sending a fax may result in an additional nine month prison sentence., First new show in three weeks. Emmanuel reports on Defcon and Las Vegas, the Los Angeles...
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The whole studio is broken and the theme is missing, a last minute fundraiser, a new CD is released by Autojack for the HAL conference, Emmanuel's nightmare trying to return to the States, what not to do on an airline, a "broken computer" on Sabena Air, audio of a technician pleading with passengers not to abandon the plane, Emmanuel's return via Washington DC, the differences between European and American trains, how news reporting differs overseas, Emmanuel encourages everyone to...
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The new issue of 2600 is released, New York City payphones increasingly don't accept incoming calls, a review of Private Line magazine, Bernie S. is released, a hacker raid in Holland centers on pager monitoring, Scott Skinner plays with a scanner, frequency counter, and touch tone decoder, Phiber gives updates on ISDN features, problems getting an ISDN provider on Long Island, new computerized directory assistance, a report on the Amnex 950-0370 service, questions about Mitel phones., The new...
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An Argentinean hacker is found, Chris Schanot is arrested and blamed for the Internet Liberation Front, optimism for Bernie S.'s federal appeal, the ACLU appeal of the Communications Decency Act approaches, Bernie gets his first visitors at Bucks County Prison and has an interesting dream, the new $100 bill is introduced. The beginning of this show is missing., An Argentinean hacker is found, Chris Schanot is arrested and blamed for the Internet Liberation Front, optimism for Bernie S.'s...
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Another virus spreads throughout the Internet leading to questions as to how this could happen again so close to the Melissa virus, Emmanuel attempts to demonstrate the inaccessibility of toll-free information, a call to McAfee, an attempt to get the time of day from an AT&T operator, the summer issue of 2600 is released, a new scam targets Internet users through their phone bill, Emmanuel and Izaac debate the politics of George W. Bush, political parody sites cause controversy, "Off...
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A new bill to control encryption looms, a cellular phone service that provides anonymity is introduced, pagers to provide limited web access, Bernie S. describes his Sprint PCS service a year after his release, more talk of the Breaking News Network story, the anti-Rebel algorithm is tested, another call from Utah., A new bill to control encryption looms, a cellular phone service that provides anonymity is introduced, pagers to provide limited web access, Bernie S. describes his Sprint PCS...
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2600 introduces the Secret Service web page, more experiments with GETS, Emmanuel introduces the Motion Picture Patents Company which makes it illegal to make your own film without approval, promotion for next week's event, Cable & Wireless overcharging for local calls., 2600 introduces the Secret Service web page, more experiments with GETS, Emmanuel introduces the Motion Picture Patents Company which makes it illegal to make your own film without approval, promotion for next week's event,...
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Bernie S. tries to get the government to move on his case and describes what life is like in prison, Sarlo offers an analysis of phone company policies, an update on last week's phone bill scandal, a proposal to eliminate cashiers in supermarkets through the use of customer held scanners, Joker talks about privacy threats, a caller has suggestions for some good "goofs," Emmanuel encounters a deceptive practice with airplane phones., Bernie S. tries to get the government to move on his...
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